Taxon profile


Black Bryony
Dioscorea communis (L.) Caddick & Wilkin

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Dioscoreales »  family Dioscoreaceae »  genus Dioscorea - yam

Scientific synonyms

Tamus communis L.
Tamus baccifera St.-Lag.
Dioscorea canariensis Webb & Berthel.
Tamus canariensis Willd. ex Kunth
Tamus cirrhosa Hausskn. ex Bornm.
Tamus cordifolia Stokes
Tamus cretica L.
Tamus communis var. cretica (L.) Boiss.
Tamus communis subsp. cretica (L.) Nyman
Tamus edulis Lowe


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Tamus communis L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Tamus communis]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009

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